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shows some of the victims. we can't confirm. but russia, the syrian government's ally and main weapons provider, is backing the regime's claim. syrian rebel spokesman accuse the government of using the weapon, saying this is all part of president assad's propaganda effort to mislead public opinion. the white house says it has no evidence on either side that anyone used any chemical agent. we'll have more on the administration's reaction in a moment. >> first, let's get to jonathan hunt. impossible to know if this is true. but we can look at this video and draw at least some preliminary, well, conclusions. >> we can't be certain about anything, but if you look at the video that is allegedly from this attack, and shows the victims, there's nothing here that would indicate, for instance, gas, the twitching of the victims, vomiting, drooling, mustard good, you would see blistering on the skin. we don't see any of those things in this video, and also we have not yet heard anywhere in the past fewer months or past couple years, any evidence that the rebels themselves have got their hands on
urgent. the state department confirmed the syrian government that has been killing it's own people today fired rockets into lebanon. the u.s. state department calls that a significant escalation. syrian jets and helicopters fired rockets into the north of lebanon into a town with a sunni population, a population that supports the rebels. at it also comes days after the syrian government reported that a large number of militants crossed into lebanon. this new cross-border attack is the latest sign the civil war reportedly killed more than morn 70,000 people and displaced millions of others, is spilling across the region and forcing the united states to consider playing a more direct role in the conflict. the united states recently did give their syrian rebel tens of million ops dollars in medical and humanitarian aid but the u.s. claims it has not joined the gulf arab nations and others in directly arming the opposition. >>> katherine, what are we learning about the strike across the bored center. >> a short time ago the state department confirmed syrian jets struck across the boredder in
consultations, building on what we've already discussed, as bb has just formed a new government as i am entering my second term, that you know, we continue to have close consultation around some of the shared interests that we've already discussed. iran being, obviously, a prominent shared concern. i want to make sure that the israel people and israeli government make sure how i'm approaching problem. and i want to make sure how the israeli government and prime minister is approaching these problems to make sure there are no misunderstandings there. with respect to the peace process as i've said, i'll have more to say about this tomorrow. but i think you're absolutely right over the last year, year and a half, two years, two and a half years, we haven't gone forward. we haven't seen the progress that we would like to see. there's some elements of good news. i mean, the fact of the matter is even with all that's been happening in the region, the palestinian authority has worked effectively in cooperation with the international community in part because of some of the training that we, the united
be nonbinding so would act as guidelines for the u.s. government. but at the heart of the debate, how do you reduce the government's massive budget debt, and changes in taxes and spending. today the top democrat and the republican had their say. >> both sighs favor closing took loopholes that favor the wealthiest americans, and the senate thinks shouldsome revenue should be idea to tackle the deficit and invest in the middle class, not just simply cut tax rates for the rich. >> usually you can tax more and spend more and borrow more and that will somehow create growth and prosperity. i believe we have had four years of that experiment, which i fundamentally doubted and opposed from the beginning. and it hasn't worked. >> shepard: regardless of whether it's worked or hasn't, the insiders say the democratic budget will likely pass. mike emanuel is in washington. how has the vote been going and what's it like in there so far? reporter: we expect starting any moment they'll vote on a series of amendments between now and late night tonight. 25 to 40. summon hot-button issues including abortion, s
nations. ban ki-moon, says the u.s. investigation will be wider than the one the syrian government requests. the rebels were accused of using chemical weapons. the rebels say that's a lie and the syrian forces used the weapons. ed, president obama said he is deeply skin tack cal of the claims and says the united states and our allies are trying to figure out whether the syrian regime crossed what he calls the redline. how significant is this step by the general secretary? >> it's significant in the sense it has the potential to be the first formal and independent investigation of the claims that chemical weapons have been used in the syrian civil war. on the other hand, it should be remembered that this is an investigation requested by the syrian government as a member state of the united nations, and they have only requested investigation of the alleged incident that occurred on tuesday outside the northwestern syrian city, not any other allegations of the use of chemical weapons by the syrian government themselves. ban ki-moon, was quick to make that clear today. >> i'm, of cours
jeopardy doesn't apply there. so if that happens, then the italian government would have to push the u.s. government to get amanda knox and i do ited, and that's a long shot. one, because of what you just mentioned. in this country would do not have double jeopardy. so as far also the u.s. is concerned chev is free, and two, as a rule, we do not industry do it american citizens to other countries. they would try her in absentia and if she was convicted again, she would clearly have to avoid italy for the rest of her life. the old boyfriend? he is in italy so he would be tried again. the knox family says once the ruling comes down they may or may not issue a statement. if they did, it likely wouldn't come until tomorrow. >> shepard: an bremner is with us, she is a spokesman for the group, friends of amanda knox. this is something they had been expecting. but it is a little weird to an american audience to hear a court can overturn an acquit cal. >> double jeopardy is our mainstay of our constitution and rights. so amanda knox acquitted on a denovo appeal. the case was tried once. with i
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